A number of STFC-supported staff and researchers, including a team from RAL Space and a member of the STFC astronomy grants team, have been honoured for significant achievements in astronomy and geophysics by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) in its annual awards.
New research involving x-rays has enabled UK scientists to find a way to improve our understanding of uranium biogeochemistry. This has the potential to help us better store or dispose of radioactive materials in the future.
The international gravitational-wave observatory network has detected what appears to be gravitational ripples from a collision of two neutron stars.
Last updated: 17 December 2018